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wind_magic 12-19-2009 01:22 AM

Snow!
 
There's simply no place to go, let it snow, let it snow, let it snow ...

Snow started in the afternoon and there is already a lot of snow out there!

eryka 12-19-2009 06:12 AM

I see they're predicting a record-breaking 20-22 inches in Annapolis. We're even feeling the edge of that low here in the northwest Bahamas with gusts to 35 (but it's warmer than the Chesapeake!)

Wishing you all a white Xmas!

tempest 12-19-2009 07:26 AM

My Snowblower is gassed and ready to go.....ETA sometime this morning in NJ.....Soon, I hope to sell all things snow related..

I prefer to visit snow....rather than have it visit me...

WanderingStar 12-19-2009 08:13 AM

Eryka, you get no sympathy for "snow days" in the Bahamas. Though I've seen the locals wearing winter coats and sandals when it's in the 60s.
I keep a stiff broom and a small plastic snow shovel to clear my decks.

sck5 12-19-2009 09:12 AM

Snowpocalypse !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

eryka 12-19-2009 04:21 PM

WanderingStar, I realize I won't get any sympathy, nor dare I ask for any. Its just an indication of the scale of this storm that edges reach clear down here. Its also pretty amusing to see the locals in their sweatshirts, muttering because it'll go down into the 60s tonight. Well, it is WINTER, after all!

bloodhunter 12-19-2009 04:36 PM

eryka,
We've got 15 inches down in Deale with the worst yet to come. You were really smart to get out of here when you did -- enjoy

WanderingStar 12-19-2009 05:10 PM

I know you're happy down there Eryka. I was just teasing. I once did get "snow days" in the Bahamas: the Northeast was snowed in and I couldn't fly home :( :))
If you go to Marsh Harbour there's a sign in some-one's yard that says " Snow Emergency Route". I agree.

chef2sail 12-19-2009 06:29 PM

24 inches here in Parkville and counting. Made a big pot of Texas Chili and just finished shoveling (yuk),

Eryka, Have you run into our friends the Davis's on Morning Wind- 35 Island Packet. They are somehwere in the Bahamas right now?

Dave

T37Chef 12-19-2009 08:43 PM

We have at least 24" :)


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